IPCC DDC AR5 ETH Zurich/IPCC AR5 WGI esm experiments

doi:10.1594/WDCC/ETH_cmip5_esms

Knutti, Reto

ExperimentDOI
Summary
"esmX" are an experiment family of the CMIP5 - Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 5 ( https://pcmdi.llnl.gov/mips/cmip5 ) including esmHistorical, esmrcp85, esmFdbk1, esmFixClim1 and esmFixClim2. CMIP5 is meant to provide a framework for coordinated climate change experiments for the next five years and thus includes simulations for assessment in the IPCC AR5. This subset of the CMIP5 esm data were collected by ETH Zurich until 15th March 2013 in support of IPCC AR5 Working Group 1 ( http://wiki.c2sm.ethz.ch/COSMO/CMIP5 ). These data are part of the IPCC-DDC AR5.

esmX: Variation of CMIP5 experiment with alternate forcing (emissions-forced historical and rcp85) or alternate feedback (CO2 increase feedback on radiation code for esmFdbk1, esmFixClim1/2).

Experiment design: https://pcmdi.llnl.gov/mips/cmip5/experiment_design.html
List of output variables: https://pcmdi.llnl.gov/mips/cmip5/datadescription.html
Output: time series per variable in model grid spatial resolution in netCDF format
Earth System model and the simulation information: CIM repository

Data are structured and entry names are set according to the ETH Zurich Archive layout: "experiment/MIP table/variable/model/ensemble member/CMOR filename.nc" (e.g.: esmrcp85/Amon/tas/bcc-csm1-1/r1i1p1/tas_Amon_bcc-csm1-1_esmrcp85_r1i1p1_200601-209912.nc )
Project
IPCC-DDC_AR5 (IPCC Data Distribution Centre : Fifth Assessment Report data sets)
Contact
Prof. Reto Knutti (
 reto.knutti@nullenv.ethz.ch
0000-0001-8303-6700)
Location(s)
global
Spatial Coverage
Longitude 0 to 360 Latitude -90 to 90 Altitude: -6200 m to 0.01 hPa
Temporal Coverage
1-01-01 to 2100-12-31 (proleptic_gregorian)
Use constraints
unrestricted
Data Catalog
World Data Center for Climate
Size
4.86 TiB (5339709052440 Byte)
Format
NetCDF
Status
completely archived
Creation Date
Future Review Date
2024-07-02
Cite as
Knutti, Reto (2014). IPCC Working Group I AR5 snapshot: The esm experiment group. World Data Center for Climate (WDCC) at DKRZ. https://doi.org/10.1594/WDCC/ETH_cmip5_esms

BibTeX RIS
[Entry acronym: ETH_cmip5_esms] [Entry id: 2938811]
Accuracy report
Basic checks on data gaps and overlaps, no scientific evaluation of the data; SQA - Scientific Quality Assurance 'approved by author' 02/19/2014; TQA - Technical Quality Assurance 'approved by WDCC' 03/05/2014
A general list of errata in CMIP5 data is available at: http://cmip-pcmdi.llnl.gov/cmip5/errata/cmip5errata.html
Completeness report
as complete as the archive of IPCC-AR5 WG1 at ETH Zurich (snapshot 15th March 2013)
Consistency report
as consistent as the models are;
consistency with project requirements was checked within the CMIP5 data quality procedure described at: http://cmip5qc.wdc-climate.de .
Specification
[QualityFlag=approved by author] [DateOfTQA=2014-03-05]
[CMIP5:TQA=done according to criteria for QCL3 defined at http://redmine.dkrz.de/projects/cmip5-qc/wiki/Qc_l3#Criteria-for-QC-L3DOI-publication ]

Contact typePersonORCIDInstitute
Contact Prof. Reto Knutti 0000-0001-8303-6700ETH Zürich
Author Prof. Reto Knutti 0000-0001-8303-6700ETH Zürich
Contributor --ETH Zürich
Contributor --CMIP5 Modeling Groups
Metadata Dr. Martina Stockhause 0000-0001-6636-4972Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum

Is described by

[1] DOI Taylor, Karl E.; Stouffer, Ronald J.; Meehl, Gerald A. (2012). An Overview of CMIP5 and the Experiment Design. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00094.1
[2] DOI IPCC. (2013). Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. doi:10.1017/CBO9781107415324

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